Cosper Family History

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Cosper Name Meaning

Altered form of Casper.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Casper, Cosner, Cooper, Gasper, Vosler, Colmer, Hoster, Coskey

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Cosper Family Origin

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Cosper Family Occupations

What did your Cosper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cosper family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cosper. The most common Cosper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Cosper's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cosper ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cosper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cosper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cosper census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Cosper. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Cosper. For the veterans among your Cosper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cosper Life Expectancy

What is the average Cosper lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Cosper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Cosper in 1953 was 32, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cosper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cosper ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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